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, but have not occurred yet? addressing our energy crisis, addressing the environmental crisis, addressing the skills and jobs crisis. how are going to pay for that? how're you going to get it done? tavis: do you think senator obama when he became president and try to hold on to the pledge to reform washington, how naive was he in thinking he could overturn a system that is more and more controlled by lobbyists? >> well, i wonder. you know, he had the right message. it galvanized the country. he had of course tremendous popularity at the beginning but he brought a lot of these interest groups right back into government as he came in in 2009. too much wall street, too much of the private health insurers. i think this was a lost opportunity. maybe he thought, as he said, that a lot of compromise was going to be possible but we needed actually not exactly compromise but we needed a president to to mobilize the american people, keep demobilize, so the special interests would back off. we did not get as far as we need to go. at that point, after i think some missteps or lost opportunities at th
believe they have made a decision on that? that? >> i hope not. first, so as nuclear energy is concerned, iran has a right to develop nuclear energy but for military use, no way, because it is too dangerous. not because it is iran but because-- if it goes that way, it means the region can be a terrible menace. therefore, no way. the question is how do you convince iran to evolve? we have-- when i saw "we" it's the big 5-- france, u.s., british, china, and russia. we're united on this issue. >> rose: the 5 plus 1 germany. >> yes, and we were stussing with iran and trying to convince them to change and we are applying sanctions. the fact is, up to now, iran has not changed. >> rose: it's not changed its behavior because of the sanctions. we have a report of the international agency they go that enfortunately, they're disrupting their program. and my own belief that what they are doing cannot be explained if they have decided not to go nuclear. there were, we have to say, and we are saying to them, do negotiate because it's not possibly for you to have-- to go to a nuclear weapon. >> rose:
, but everybody knows she put her energy into this, so how does it feel to be part of that process to help her make this work? >> both of us agreed. both of us recognize this is better than both of us. this is the salary our grandmothers did not get paid for. they did of hard work in this world and did not get paid. we are going to have a woman of color build a network that changes the face of television. this i know for sure, because the other networks said this could not be done. healing on television could not be done. they said no one would watch. it was done. by a woman of color who has a grandmother watching over her. i have a grandmother watching over me. own will change the face of television. this i know for sure. tavis: there you have it, so if you will seewn., it. i expect they will make it all the way up there as long as the project is on. glad to have you here. that is it for tonight. until next time, keep the faith. >> for more information on today's show, visit tavis smiley at pbs.org. join me next time for a conversation with penny marshall on her memoir, my mother was nuts. th
fund, time, effort and energy, but at the end of the day the problem that, the challenge can only really be sustainably solved if you bring these three entities together, civil society, i.e., ngos, ie, education, et cetera, bring them together with business, bring them together with government, both at the national or and at the sub national level and really collaborate intensely to come to a solution. >> rose: we continue this evening with matt damon and gary white, they are cofounders of water.org. >> and i heard these statistics that were jaw dropping about a child dying every 20 seconds because of lack of access to clean water and sanitation, that is, that to me is just staggering, because -- because to relate to that as an american, i mean, we don't know people who are thirsty, it just doesn't happen, right? you know, with away don't know kid who die from diarrhea. >> rose: water is ubiquitous. >> yes, of course, or cholera for that matter, just clean water. so, you know, so that was one side of it, just the mindless death and bono talks about stupid death, you know, because
an energetic place. the energy does not come from government. it might come from the lack of it. america may be forced to find out in the years ahead. >> the british prime minister david cameron was in new york this week to reaffirm his government's goal to spend with their plans & on foreign aid. if all goes to plan, the u.k. will hit the -- to spend 0.7% on foreign aid. back home, there are plenty of politicians to think that's spending so much another country's problems at a time when the u.k. is in recession is madness. emily spoke to david cameron's former speechwriter and the executive director of an action group co-founded by the musician bono. >> whenever in the department is getting cut, is this unjustifiable? >> i do not think it is. it is affordable and the figure you did not hear and which the british public years, it cost just over a penny on each pound of revenue. a penny on the town, 99 pence goes elsewhere. >> it is interesting to hear because it is 300 pounds per household being spent. 2 surely the statistics, it is outdated. it has nothing to do with modernization. it is an
atomic energy agency plan to begin their survey later this month. they will study forests within 20 kilometer thousands of the fukushima plant. the government has designated most area as a no entry zone. researchers will look at rivers that collect spring water from underground. they will measure the levels of radioactive material and other substances in soil and waumenter for 20 years. they hope to predict how the contaminant spread and the impact on human habitats. >>> an old tale of love moved an audience in moscow. it tells the story of two of people who meet and form a strong connection. even though their countries were waging war. nhk reports. >> reporter: the story takes place in western japan during the japanese war in 1904. a russian soldier has an eye injury. he has been transported to a hospital in the city. at first he closes himself off off to the japanese. but tender care from a japanese nurse, makes his resolve. >>> eventually the two fall in love. the idea for the musical was catched after a russian gold coin that is more than 100 years old was discovered in the pref
say that brooklyn today sort of represents the urban energy of 21st century new york city. our audience is very young. they're very diverse. they're ready to be challenged. they're adventurous. and i think that that's sort of the vibe and the whole attitude of brooklyn. so the sports, the culture, everything that's happening sort of fits together right now. it's the brooklyn moment. >> rose: and people when they think new york, you want them to think brooklyn? >> yeah. and i think that people are thinking brooklyn. because of all of this energy that we just talked about. because there is this sort of edge and attitude that is brooklyn. and i think bam has been a large part of sdwrooifing that revitally sags. >> rose: everybody that knows brooklyn knows bam and when you think about brooklyn you think about bam because it's always been a cull cultural center for thinking about what's going on. >> well, it's interesting to hear them talk about the fact that there was a disaster in the region and they had to really try to move forward to enhance the economy and culture of the regio
, if this happens, what will suffer immediately is cooperation between iran and international atomic energy agency which for the time being is monitoring the control, all the cleared nuclear sites in iran which for the time being reports that they did not discover any indications that iran has any military. they mention in the nuclear program. which of course also reports that it cannot make the 100% guarantee statement that iran does not have something which they don't know, and that's exactly what we believe must be the focus of international efforts. make sure that iran satisfies the agency with the agencies still have vis-a-vis the nuclear program. >> rose: do you believe that so far that the iranian government in terms of the iaea has been transparent and has been forth coming and has done everything they can to prove to them that it has no intent. >> as far as the nuclear sites are concerned, as far as iran legal obligations under non-proliferation are concerned, iran is cooperating with the agency and the agency confirms this in its reports. iran is not a regular member because there was a
to work. developing our own energy resources could create hundreds of jobs on the south side. we have the skills, workers. all we need is a chance to work. the uranium mining is done safely around the world. if it can be done safely in virginia, i am for it. >> many virginia residents have expressed concern about the dangers uranium mining poses to drinking water, air quality, fishing, and tourism. they say allowing mining of one of the uranium deposit already identified open the door for exploration of other sites across the state. now almost all major cities have passed resolutions opposing lifting the ban. we are joined by the former director of the virginia department of the garments of quality robert burnley. he is now an environmental consultant. he is also an advisor to the alliance for progress in southern virginia. for viewers and listeners around the country and world, talk about the significance of what you're dealing with here in virginia. >> what is going on is an experiment. uranium has never been mined ore processed in this part of the country before. it has always been
am not teaching the class because i am expanding a lot of energy on you. there is not much we can do here. i would thank you to find a class that you would prefer to be and. i will speak to whomever. we will get you all settled. he said, i do not want to leave. i said, mr. cho, this is not call may, column b. i am saying you have to leave my class. can i help the goes and where else? he said, i do not have to do anything. i said, let me try this one more time. either you or i will not be in class next thursday. one of us will be gone. if i have to keep you in class, then i will resign, and that will solve that. if virginia tech has to make a choice between you and me, i daresay i think they will keep me, but we will have to see. and i meant it. hi went to my department head and i had been dealing with the fact that there was just something wrong here, but mostly it would disrupting my class. i have had students who had difficulties. i have taught a student that had threats. i have taught alcoholics. i have taught ex-soldiers. this was very different and why was not going to subject m
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